Monday, November 30, 2009

December Gifts Class


Have you signed up for the Gifts Class this Sunday, December 6th, at 5:00? The deadline is this Wednesday, December 2nd. There are only a few more spots at the table available, so hurry. Here are the details:

Make:
2 marble tile coasters
1 set of 5 monogrammed love notes with matching envelopes in a presentation box
1 cute little booklet that holds an Avon Lip Balm (lip balm included)

These gifts are coordinated to match, so you may give them as one large gift, or break them up into individual gifts/stocking stuffers.

Receive:
Full written instructions to take home so you can recreate these great gifts. Change up the images, and you can use these gifts year round for various occasions. As always, Tiffany (my demonstrator daughter, click here to see her blog) and I will be teaching the class together to bring double hands-on help, double motivation, and double fun!

Here's the paypal button for your convenience. The $22.50 class fee includes all supplies except basic adhesive. So bring your Snail and/or Anywhere Glue Sticks (or call me at 210-492-3218 to get some) and let's make gifts!






Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Sunday Post:)



This simple yet lovely card (created by another stamper)uses the A Wish for Peace stamp set (11614, set of 3 stamps for $16.95) and features the largest image of a church nestled in the midst of snowy trees and the very lovely text. The vellum is laid over the Whisper White Card Stock and Real Red Designer Series Paper (from the hostess set of papers in the previous IB&C) and then the stamped layer is backed with some Real Red Card Stock and placed atop the Vellum for a unique, pretty effect. Isn't it lovely?!!

As always, call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net to talk cards, designs, projects you would like to make, or to book a workshop for 2010.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Get those cards ready now!


Have you already made your Christmas cards for this year? If not, there is still time, but you will need to get started very soon. I am having a final installment of the Christmas Card Club on Saturday, December 12th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. You will leave that class with 6 beautiful, handmade Christmas cards with envelopes, ready for giving or mailing--made by you! Here is the paypal button to reserve your spot for the class.







If you need to make more than 6 cards (I make 50-60 each year:), call me at 210-492-3218, and I will help you make a plan, gather some supplies (you can use what you already have on hand and then add to that stash if necessary), and get those cards made. You will send/give your handmade Christmas cards with pride, and the recipients will be touched by the extra care expressed with a card made by you. Are you a total novice? I can help you put together a very simple design that will be lovely. It will be our secret how simple they were to make:) Email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net today and let's get started!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Holiday Extravaganza Bundles are Still Available


The fabulous savings of 30-50% are still available, through Monday morning, on select bundles of products as well as some single products like punches. Click here to see what's on sale and to start ordering now. I've already placed my order:) This offer expires on Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. so don't delay. With savings like this, you will want to stock up.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!


On this special day of Thanksgiving, I am giving thanks for being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. Here is my list of 10 stamping things to give thanks for:

1. I love what I do! I'm so thankful to be able to do what I enjoy for a living.
2. I am so thankful that I can supplement my family's income through stamping.
3. I am so thankful to be able to work from home.
4. I am giving thanks for the amazing people I have met through stamping.
5. I thank God for giving us all creative abilities.
6. I am grateful that my daughter is also a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, and we do a lot of our work together.
7. I am thankful for the opportunities to grow as a person through my Stampin' Up! business. I'm doing things I didn't think I could do!
8. I am grateful for the full spectrum of card-making. I enjoy making the 3-minute quickie cards as well as the labor-intensive works of art.
9. I give thanks for each and every one of you. I wouldn't be here without you!
10. I'm so thankful for this great company, Stampin' Up! From award-winning designs to user-friendly, top-notch products, to fabulous training, to positive motivation, my admiration for and appreciation of this company grows with each year.

(The above card was one of our November club projects and lots of fun to make.) Supplies:
Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla Card Stocks
Lovely as a Tree (small leaf) stamp set and Grateful Greetings Jumbo Wheel
Versa Mark, Chocolate Chip and Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' Pads
Clear Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy, heat Tool, 5/8" Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Antique Brass Build-a-Brad, Scallop Flower, 1/2" Circle and 1" Circle Punches, Blender Pens, Stampin' Up! Backgrounds Texturz Plates

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Only Two Left












Here are photos, as promised, of Stampin' Up!'s Country Living Holiday Collection 2008 ornament/tag kits. (You can click on any of the photos for a close-up view.) I only have 2 kits left, so hurry if you would like one. They are just $25, period, with almost $90 of product. As you can see by some of the ornaments I made, you can go country or glitzy in style, or a little bit of both.

This kit also makes a lovely gift. There is a nice set of instructions as part of the kit. Contact me at 210-492-3218 or crattray@sbcglobal.net today to reserve yours.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Craft Show Items for Sale

I have a few things that I am offering for sale this week. These are identical to items I sold at last week's craft show. Here is my very short list:

1/2 Pint Ball Jars Holiday Mincemeat
$6.50 each--if you need them mailed, I will have to do some research!
Large Fabric Brooches-holiday prints as well as non-holiday
$8.50 each
Stampin' Up!s Country Living Holiday Collection Kit-2008
Almost $90.00 worth of supplies for creating keepsake ornaments and/or gift tags and more. 12 x 12 sheets Die-cut chipboard with 12 x 12 die-cut Designer Series Paper, Rhinestone Brads, Tombow Multi-Purpose Adhesive (full size), 2 Stampin' Spots (mini ink pads), Elastic Silver Cord, Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds (full size) and a gorgeous stamp set.
$25.00

Here is some info I printed up for the craft show, all you ever wanted to know about mincemeat! I'm heading out the door for a meeting in Fredericksburg, but when I get back this afternoon, I will upload a photo of a jar of mincemeat as well as a few other handmade goodies (more on the stamping side). See you later!

1. Does this have meat in it?
No. Although mincemeat originally did contain bits of meat (hence the name) this is a vegetarian mincemeat as are most mincemeat fillings today.

2. Why doesn’t my jar have a dent in the top indicating a seal?
This mincemeat is made using a traditional English recipe that requires lengthy cooking wherein the ingredients are coated with a light layer of vegetable fat and, once cooled, brandy. These two ingredients act to preserve the mincemeat the old-fashioned way. It keeps well for 1 year and then dries out a bit. If dry, add a bit of water or brandy. This batch was made in November, 2009. Store at room temp.

3. How do I use the mincemeat?
The Holiday Mincemeat is ready to use in pies or other recipes as you would normally use mincemeat or mincemeat pie filling.

4. How much do I need for a Mincemeat Pie?
For an 8-9” pie, you will need 1-2 pints, depending on how thick you want the filling. Holiday Mincemeat is a rich filling and tastes best with ample amounts of pie crust. To stretch the pie filling, you may add thinly sliced apples to the mincemeat and then fill your pie shell. Bake in double crust pie at 400 for 40 min. or till lightly browned.
The traditional English way is to make these as mini pies. ½ pint will make app. 12 little pies. Simply line a muffin tin with pie crust, add a spoonful of mincemeat and top with a circle of crust, forming a mini double-crust pie. Seal edges and make vent with fork tines. Bake at 400 for 25-30 min., until lightly browned. Cool on racks and sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. They will be beautiful!

Additional recipe: Mincemeat and Apple Crumble
8 oz. sweet apples 1 ¾ cups wholewheat or all purpose flour 8 oz. tart apples 2/3 cups brown sugar 1 pint holiday mincemeat ¾ stick butter
Peel, core and slice apples thinly. Combine with mincemeat and place in 10-inch pie plate. Combine remaining ingredients, cutting butter in until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Cover filling with this crumble mixture and pat down. Bake at 350 for 30-40 min., until lightly browned. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream (or English style--pour warm custard over the lot!) if desired.

A fellow vendor at the Craft Show bought some and plans to spoon a bit into crescent roll dough, roll up and bake. That is a brilliant idea, and I can't wait to try it! Holiday Mincemeat is a rich filling and just needs some sort of bread/crust to go with it. It's ready to enjoy--guaranteed!

For more info, contact me at Candy Rattray, crattray@sbcglobal.net, 210-492-3218

Monday, November 23, 2009

Online Extravaganza Begins Now!!!


Online Extravaganza, where savings abound, begins now! You can place your order online right now by clicking here and take advantage of huge savings. There are some fantastic deals! But hurry--this offer is only as supplies last.

If you prefer, you can call me at 210-492-3218, and I will place the order for you. As always, for those in San Antonio, you may place your order over the phone or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net and get 10% shipping if you don't mind picking up your order here at my house.

Speaking of 10% shipping, everyone gets that rate once their order hits $69.95. Minimum shipping is $6.95 or 10%, whichever is greater. So if you are placing an order over $69.95, you can have it sent directly to your home and still pay just 10% shipping. That is a sweet deal! No crowds, no traffic, no hurrying. You can shop from home and then pop in a Christmas movie and start getting in the holiday mood! Of course, if you are like me, once you place your order, you are heading into the kitchen to begin the enormous amount of holiday cooking/baking that is waiting to be done:) Either way, shopping at my online store makes life easier.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

The Sunday Post:)

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This is another card using the Christ is Born stamp set (created by another Stampin' Up! demonstrator). This card is a bit more glitzy than the one I shared with you last Sunday. They are both lovely and show the versatility of this stamp set that simply and beautifully declares the reason for the season. Enjoy!

As always, if you wish to talk about designs for a card you would like to make, call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net. And you can click here to shop my online store, 24/7.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

My Digital Studio-Certified!

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I recently completed Stampin' Up's certification program for My Digital Studio so that I can give you informed answers to any and all questions about MDS. It's a great software system, a true digital papercrafting solution to all your papercrafting needs. I'm getting ready to create a large calendar for my kitchen and will keep you posted on its progress as well as upload photos once it is complete.

In the meantime, jump into the awesome world of digital papercrafting with My Digital Studio, and feel free to call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net. MDS gives you the capability to take all your digital photos and create projects with Stampin' Up!'s awesome artwork. Whether you wish to create scrapbooks, scrap pages, cards, calendars--well, the sky is the limit! So don't delay! Purchase My Digital Studio today by clicking here or put MDS on your Christmas Wish List. Then contact me and I will help Santa's elves get the right gift into Santa's bag for you:)

Friday, November 20, 2009

More Craft Show





















I wanted to share a few more photos of my display at the Wolfson House Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Details of the show are below if you would still like to attend; just scroll down a bit. I had lots of fun making things to sell, and I've been at the show to work and/or restock every day so far. I've seen lots of you doing some shopping there, and it was great to see each one of you.

This very unique show recurs each year and is always the week before Thanksgiving. We have many, many shoppers who come each year. Make the Wolfson House show a holiday tradition. I'll be there again next year and give you all the details and reminders so that you, too, can be there where everything is handmade.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Craft Show
















This is my table at the Wolfson House Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Lots of handmade stocking stuffers, co-worker and teacher appreciation gifts, and some items from my kitchen.

The left photo shows my fabric brooches which are just way fun to make and wear. You can click on the photo for a closer view.) They are made with the Stampin' Up! exclusive Flower Folds die. And of course, the Big Shot cuts many materials. So I'm venturing into some fabric projects and totally enjoying them! The Wolfson House show is open through Saturday at 3:00. If you haven't yet come, scroll down a few posts for full details and a map, and enjoy this truly unique craft show.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Craft Show Item


These are some of the mini bulletin boards I've been selling at the Wolfson House Christmas Arts & Crafts Show this week. They have magnets on the back so you can hang them on a fridge, file cabinet, or other metal surface. Aren't they cute?

If you are on my newsletter list, you received instructions for this project as part of my free 12 Weeks of Christmas gift--free instructions for a project each week for 12 weeks. I hope you are enjoying the projects as much as I had putting them together for you. If you are not receiving the 12 Weeks of Christmas, sign up for my newsletter in the space provided just to your right. You can even email me and I will send you the ones you have missed. 'Tis the season for handmade, heartfelt:)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Techniques Class-Hurry!


This Friday is our November Techniques Class. We are having it a bit earlier than usual due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. This is one of the super-cute designs we will be doing. Won't you join us?

We are making two each of two different designs with matching envelopes, both using Stampin' Up!'s artist-quality watercolor paper. One card uses Watercolor Wonder Crayons as the ink medium, and one uses Stampin' Write Markers. Both use aquapainters. Learn how easy watercoloring can be, and with the fabulous Stampin' Up! products, your work will look fabulous. SU! makes it easy for our projects to look great. Here are the rest of the details:

Friday, November 20th, 6:30-8:30
My Stamping Studio
$20 covers all supplies except basic adhesive
Two Stampin' Up! Demonstrators to give plenty of hands-on instruction
RSVP with payment by Wednesday, November 18th





Monday, November 16, 2009




Start the new year right by coming to an Opportunity Night! This meeting is all about giving you the opportunity to learn what it's like to take your favorite hobby, stamping, and make it into a business. Whether you want to stamp full time as a career like I do or supplement your family income like my daughter does (makes her car payment and part of her grocery budget), you can tailor your stamping business to your needs and available time. There will be a short presentation, and several demonstrators will be on hand to answer questions about how they run their business. So mark your calendar NOW!

Thursday, January 21st, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Hill Country Event Center, 8800 Broadway Click here for map

Call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net to let me know you are coming. I'll save you a seat!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

The Sunday Post:)


This is one of the cards from our Christmas Card Club yesterday. Yes, I am featuring the Holy Triptych stamp set yet again. Can you tell it's one of my favorites?! This angel looks positively heavenly in the soft colors of Whisper White, Sage Shadow, Soft Suede, and Blush Blossom. The angel is watercolored on the Shimmery White card stock, so there is a soft shine all around her. Don't you wish you had been with us to make two of these lovely cards? Call me today at 210-492-3218 to find out about upcoming classes, or just stay tuned. Details will be posted for our final Christmas Card Club class (Dec. 12, 9:30-11:30) and other classes.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

November Techniques Class Sneak Peek!

Okay, my photo is a bit blurry, but you get the picture (no pun intended!) We are watercoloring this month using Stampin' Up!'s artist-quality watercolor paper and Aquapainters. One project will feature Watercolor Wonder Crayons and the other will feature Stampin' Write Markers. And we are using the Bloomin' Beautiful and Loads of Love stamp sets.

As usual, we will make 2 each of the 2 projects and there will be matching envelopes for the cards. $20 covers all supplies except your basic adhesive. Bring your basic adhesive of choice, and the rest is mine to provide. Step up your watercoloring skills and gain confidence in this versatile technique. Use the convenient paypal button below (there is a $.75 fee to use this service) or send me a check to reserve your spot.

November Techniques Class
Friday, November 20th, 2009
6:30-8:30 p.m.
RSVP with payment by Wednesday, November 18th








Friday, November 13, 2009

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show-Unique Shopping


Announcing the Twenty First Annual Wolfson House Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

The Recreation Ministry of San Antonio's First Baptist Church cordially invites you to tour the historic Wolfson House at 415 Broadway and to visit our Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. Click here to see map.


Thousands of items will be available to fill your Christmas stockings!
Monday, November 16 through Friday, November 21, 2009
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, November 22, 2009
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Free Admission - Free Parking
Free Refreshments

My booth will be at the top of the stairs in this grand, old house, festooned in holiday finery and full of hospitality. You will find everything from wood work to embroidered towels to holiday decor to hand-stamped cards. Come join the fun and buy unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for the special people in your life!

Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted--You pay for all your shopping in the Registers Room.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Cold & Cuddly!


Here's another example of the super-cute stamp set, Cold & Cuddly in the Holiday Mini Catalog. Isn't the polar bear darling?!! Again, this was stamped by the very talented Bobbie Ganley. The recipe is below. Click here to purchase any of these supplies 24/7.


Stamps: Cold & Cuddly, Heard from the Heart, Punch Pals sets
Ink: Taken with Teal, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Paper: Sahara Sand, Basic Gray, Ruby Red, Whisper White Card Stocks, Holiday Lounge Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Star Punch, Paper Piercing Tool, Vintage Brads, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stamping Sponges

You can purchase this great set (set of 11 stamps, $27.95) for just $10.00! How do you get in on that sweet deal? I'm glad you asked:) Host a workshop with sales of $250 or more through November 30th, and you get the deal. No time to hostess? Just gather orders from a few friends, add yours to it, and get the same deal! I'll even send you projects for each of you that orders. So don't wait. Call me today at 210-492-3218, and we will talk orders and sweet deals:)

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

All I Want for Christmas...

Get what you want while you buy great, affordable gifts for kids, teens, scrapbookers, neighbors, anyone--everyone on your shopping list. It's easy with the Stampin' Up! Holiday Gift-Giving Guide. Click here to shop from the guide. You can also go to the right sidebar of this blog and click on the Santa for a printable version of the guide.

For every $50 spent on items in the guide, you get a free Decor Elements of your choice up to $16.95. So you can decorate your home, computer, work space, wherever FREE as a result of doing your Christmas shopping. I really like free:) Here are a few peeks into the guide:




Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Get your Christmas gifts at 20% off!


There has never been a better time to sign up to become a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. Did you realize that as a demonstrator , you can get your shopping done (in your jammies while others fight for parking spaces at the mall:), save 20%, earn free Decor Elements, and even be on your way to earning free stamp sets and more?! All this starts THE DAY you sign up! That's right. There is no waiting period. Even before your Starter Kit arrives via UPS, you can start your shopping. And to help your cash flow, you can do some of that shopping now and some in December. It will still be 20% off, and you will still be earning free Decor Elements!

So what are you waiting for? My team, the Southern Sweet Stampers, will welcome you with wide-open arms, friendship, fun group meetings, and lots of support. Whether your goals are to get a discount on ALL your purchases, earn enough extra cash for a car payment, or make a full time career out of stamping, I can help you. So call me at 210-492-3218 or just click here to learn more about becoming a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. You will never have more fun shopping and working:)

Monday, November 9, 2009

My daughter's birthday


My daughter and husband share birthdays, and since I showed you my hubby's card on Wednesday, I thought I would share Tiffany's card today. She is a great joy in my life in so many ways. The fact that we are both Stampin' Up! demonstrators is just the icing on the cake (no pun intended:) Check out her blog here.

I wasn't totally thrilled with the way the card turned out, but by then it was 1:30 a.m. and I just needed to quit messing with it and go to bed! Although my critical eye found fault, Tiffany loved her card. And it was made just for her. You can do this, too! It's not hard or complicated. You don't have to be an artist or avid crafter to make cards for your loved ones. Call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net and I will help you get started. It's more affordable than Hallmark and waaaay more personal.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

The Sunday Post:)


The lovely Christ is Born stamp set makes a quick yet stunningly simple card. The reason for the season is totally apparent in this card! Although this card was made by another SU! demonstrator, I would be glad to help you achieve this same look. Call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net and we will get your handmade, heartfelt Christmas cards started.

Stamps: Christ is Born
Ink: Bravo Burgundy
Paper: Bravo Burgundy, Sahara Sand Card Stocks
Accessories: Big Shot, Top Note Die, Dimensionals, Paper Snips, Orange Bead Duo, Tombow Multipurpose Adhesive

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Holiday Shopping Today!


Today is the day you can start your holiday shopping! I'm one of the vendors at Churchill High School (in the covered parking area). Look for the big, bold Stampin' Up! banner that hangs from my table, and you will see me. I would love to see a few familiar faces amidst the crowd:)

Unique gifts abound at this bazaar. Give special, handmade, affordable gifts this year. I even have a few holiday craft kits so that you can make some fun stuff for your upcoming events and/or holiday home decor.

Churchill HS is on Blanco Road outside Loop 410 and very near my house. Click here for a map. See you later!

Holiday Bazaar
Churchill High School, 12049 Blanco Road, 78216
8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


Friday, November 6, 2009

Hostess Club Cards

In my newsletter this week, I promised to have a photo of the card we did last month in my Hostess Clubs that features the Stampin' Pastels (chalks) using Blender Pens. So here it is. I love, love, love the Harvest Home stamp set!

This is just one of the THREE great projects we did in last month's clubs. My clubs are, essentially, a fantastic free class. I'm taking names now for a 2nd Friday club--we would meet the 2nd Friday night of each month. And I'm looking for people with daytime availability who would like a daytime club--the day we meet is negotiable. So call me at 210-492-3218 or email me at crattray@sbcglobal.net if that is you. I can't wait to stamp with you!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Holiday Shopping!

Come see me this Saturday at the Holiday Bazaar at Churchill High School. I'll be selling unique gifts, craft kits for the holidays, and more. Look for my big Stampin' Up! banner and find one-of-a-kind small gifts for the special people in your life. I have great teacher-appreciation gifts, small gifts for co-workers, stocking stuffers, and more. Easy, affordable shopping!

Holiday Bazaar
Churchill High School 12049 Blanco Rd., 78216
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

My hubby's birthday

It's my wonderful husband's birthday today, and this is the card I made him. He's a vintage kind of guy, so I made him a vintage card. This is a simple card cased from a Christmas Card Club design we did last month. I added in Night of Navy to increase the masculine feel and used a much-loved, long-retired stamp set called World Tour. Won't you make birthday cards for your loved ones? They will REALLY feel the love as you craft something just for them. Call me today at 210-492-3218, and we will get you started. Whether you need a few lessons or just supplies, I can help.
Stamps: World Tour
Ink: Night of Navy, Always Artichoke, Soft Suede
Paper: Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla Card Stocks
Accessories: Scallop Edge and Ticket Corner Punches, Night of Navy 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, Stamping Sponges

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

November Christmas Card Club


Have you not yet joined in our monthly class leading up to Christmas? If so, why don't you join us this month so that you have some handmade, heartfelt Christmas cards all ready for giving or sending? Beginners and seasoned stampers alike are welcome at this class. There is hands-on instruction from two Stampin' Up! demonstrators. My very talented demonstrator daughter (Tiffany Mirisoleiman, view her blog here) and I hold our classes together. There is more help, more enthusiasm, and more fun! This class is popular, and the morning session usually fills up first. So hurry and sign up today if you are a morning person to get your desired time slot. RSVP with payment must be received by Thursday, November 12th. You can send a check or use the convenient paypal button below.

November Christmas Card Club
November 14, 2009
9:30-11:30 and 2:00-4:00
6 lovely, custom-designed cards, 4 different designs
$20 covers all supplies except basic adhesive (If you don't know what basic adhesive is, call me at 210-492-3218 and I will give you a quick adhesive lesson.)



November Christmas Card Club






Monday, November 2, 2009

Sign up today!


My November newsletter comes hot off the press tomorrow. Sign up today to receive this treasure trove of stamping information, ideas, and more. You will also receive the rest of my Twelve Weeks of Christmas--free projects that come to you via email each Wednesday leading up to Christmas. Don't miss out! Sign up today. Just go to the right of your screen and put your info in the sign-up box. That's it! Easy peasy:)

Holiday Extravaganza!!!


Dates: November 1, 2009-January 4, 2010

Details: You'll love the convenience of our Holiday Gift-Giving Guide! With gift ideas for kids, teens, neighbors, and more, it's your one-stop shop for all your holiday needs.

Plus, when you spend $50 on products in the guide, you'll get a D├ęcor Elements for FREE (up to a $16.95 value)! And there is NO LIMIT to the number of free Decor Elements you can earn! Pretty sweet:) You can view the entire line of Decor Elements by clicking on the Definitely Decorative button in the sidebar to your right. Just scroll down.

Click on the Santa at your right to download the Holiday Gift-Giving Guide, then call me at 210-492-3218 and we will talk giving! (The Holiday Gift-Giving Guide is also available in Spanish. Call me and I'll get you linked up to the Spanish version.) Or click here to order any of these items today. You will be on your way to FREE new design work for your home while shopping for your favorite people. (Or your free Decor Element would make a great gift, again, absolutely free. How's that for affordable shopping:) Happy Holidays from Stampin' UP!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

The Sunday Post:)

Here is another lovely card using the Holy Triptych stamp set. This beautiful angel is kept very simple to highlight her elegant beauty. I think this is a perfect Christmas card. The simple design also comes with a simple supply list. The card recipe is below.



Stamps: Holy Triptych set, En Francais background stamp
Ink: VersaMark
Paper: Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Brushed Gold Card Stocks
Accessories: White Taffeta Ribbon, Clear Rhinestone Brads, Embossing Buddy, Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Tool

Call me today at 210-492-3218 or click here to order any of these supplies.